Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  IC 468  ·  NGC 2359
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Thor's Helmet NGC2359, 



    
        

            Gary Plummer
Thor's Helmet NGC2359
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Thor's Helmet NGC2359

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Thor's Helmet NGC2359, 



    
        

            Gary Plummer
Thor's Helmet NGC2359
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Thor's Helmet NGC2359

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS PhotoLine Triplet Apo 80/480

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool pro ASI1600MM-PRO

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding cameras: Prostar LP guider LP Guider

Software: SGP  ·  EQASCOM  ·  PHD2  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight Core 01.08.04.1195 Ripley (x64)


Dates:Dec. 17, 2018

Frames: 110x180" (5h 30')

Integration: 5h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 9.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.46%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2431532

RA center: 7h 18' 35"

DEC center: -13° 12' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.333 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 78.309 degrees

Field radius: 0.536 degrees


Resolution: 2048x2048

Locations: Back Garden, Clifton Springs, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Traveller

Description

Thor's Helmet
Imaged in 3 dark sky locations around Australia
2 hours each of 3 minute Ha and OIII exposures calibrated with darks and bias masters.

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Thor's Helmet NGC2359, 



    
        

            Gary Plummer